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Alexa Guynes, You're a TN Milken Educator

Alexa Guynes (TN '22)   |   Dogwood Elementary  |  Germantown, TN  |  Nov 17, 2022

Dogwood Elementary students are "dressed to impress" for a festive assembly on literacy featuring Brooke Amos, assistant commissioner of human capital for the Tennessee Department of Education. But is there another reason for the celebration? When Dr. Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards, surprises fifth grade teacher Alexa Guynes with "the Oscars of Teaching" and $25,000, no one is more shocked than the recipient herself, the first ever Milken Award recipient in Germantown Municipal School District. 

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